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    Dr. Versie Johnson-Mallard Named Fellow of American Academy of Nursing

    July 7, 2014

    Versie Johnson-Mallard, PhD, MSN, MSMS, assistant professor for USF College of Nursing, has been named Fellow of the American Academy of Nursing (AAN). She was honored with the award for her accomplishments in clinical practice, research and education. AAN is an organization which serves the public and the nursing profession to advance health through development and distribution of nursing knowledge. Dr. Johnson-Mallard will be inducted with the award during the AAN’s 2014 Transforming Health, Policy Conference on October 16 through October 18 in Washington D.C. For related stories on Dr. Versie […]

    Dr. Hsiao-Lan Wang awarded grant from Sigma Theta Tau International

    July 7, 2014

    Hsiao-Lan Wang, PhD, RN, CMSRN, HFS, assistant professor at the USF College of Nursing, was recently awarded a grant from the Delta Beta Chapter-at-Large, a part of the Sigma Theta Tau International.   The $2,900 grant to study Exergame Grading Scheme: Validity and Reliability among Cancer Survivors provides support to advance Dr. Wang’s research goals. Sigma Theta Tau International is the international honor society of nursing. Through its 490 chapters in 85 countries, the organization helps advance world health and celebrates nursing excellence in scholarship, leadership, and service. The Delta […]

    USF Nursing student Lauren Wright receives top national scholarship

    July 7, 2014

    USF College of Nursing student, Lauren Wright, received the Benjamin A. Gilman Scholarship to study abroad in Dehradun, India for the summer 2014 semester. During her four-week study abroad, Wright will study traditional medicine while completing clinical rotations with a non-profit organization, Child Family Health International. She will spend her first two weeks in Dehradun to complete her clinical rotations at a nearby hospital and clinics. Then, she will travel to a rural village, Patti, to help provide care at local health camps. In addition, she will spend time in Rishikesh […]

    Longtime nursing faculty Dr. Barbara Redding receives USF Distinguished Service Award

    June 12, 2014

    For almost four decades, USF College of Nursing’s Dr. Barbara Redding has been an advocate for students. To her, students are the stars. They are her priority. Her success, she says, is measured by her students’ success. And for the last 40 years, Dr. Redding, professor and director for program evaluation at USF College of Nursing, has seen thousands of students achieve their dreams year after year. “I have a special relationship with my students,” Dr. Redding said. “They are the reason why I do what I do.” Dr. Redding […]

    Dr. Theresa Beckie receives USF Faculty International Travel Grant

    June 11, 2014

    Theresa Beckie, PhD, FAHA, professor at the University of South Florida College of Nursing recently received the USF Faculty International Travel Grant for Summer 2014 for travel to Melbourne, Australia to present her research on Cardiac Rehabilitation Programs Tailored for Women. The grant program, sponsored by the USF Office of Research & Innovation and the Faculty Research Council, is designed to provide financial support for scholarly and creative presentations by USF faculty at major professional meetings and conferences outside the United States. For related stories on Dr. Theresa Beckie click […]

    USF Nursing students make a difference in community health overseas

    June 11, 2014

    For most students, summertime is filled with lots of fun, beach, travel and fewer classes. However, nursing students at University of South Florida are staying busy overseas making a difference in community health. Three groups of undergraduate and graduate students have or will be traveling to either Scotland, U.S. Virgin Islands or Panama to complete their global community health experience, an initiative developed through  POWER with Nursing: Partnership Opportunities for Wellness, Education and Research.    Students in St. Croix, U.S. Virgin Islands -Summer 2014 Elizabeth “Betty” T. Jordan, DNSc, RNC, FAAN, […]

    White House invites Dr. LaRon Nelson to attend AIDS Meeting

    June 3, 2014

    The White House has invited LaRon Nelson, PhD, RN, NP, assistant professor and assistant dean for global & community affairs at University of South Florida College of Nursing, to attend the White House HIV and The South Meeting on June 18 in Washington D.C. Dr. Nelson was invited to attend the event for his contributions to HIV/AIDS research and his commitment to empowering and educating others on prevention, treatment and awareness. The White House Office of National AIDS Policy, in collaboration with Southern organizations, is hosting this meeting to focus on […]

    Dr. Melissa Shelton receives Women’s Health Seed Grant

    June 3, 2014

    Melissa Shelton, PhD, RN, assistant professor at University of South Florida College of Nursing, recently received the 2014 USF Health Women’s Health grant. Dr. Shelton received a $7,928 grant through 2015 to conduct research on Assessment of Cancer Patients’ Satisfaction and Experience with Fertility Preservation. This is a cross-collaborative grant, which supports research on women’s health topics. For related stories on Dr. Melissa Shelton click here.

    Nursing Educational Design team wins USF Health outstanding staff award

    May 16, 2014

    The College of Nursing Educational Design team was honored with the University of South Florida Health Outstanding Staff Award during the award ceremony on April 9. (L to R). Dr. Donna Peterson, Alisha Talley, Marianne Goosens, Vicente Saadeh, Oma Singh, and Dr. Judy Genshaft at the 2014 USF Health staff award ceremony  The Educational Design team, which includes Associate Director, Oma Singh, Media Technologist, Vicente Saadeh, Instructional Developer, Marianne Goosens, and Instructional Developer, Alisha Talley, received the award for demonstrating excellence and performance that supports the overall values and standards of USF. […]

    USF College of Nursing faculty and staff open free clinic for peripheral neuropathy patients

    May 14, 2014

    Tampa, FL (May 7, 2014) – “I have polyneuropathy…The idiopathic kind with no clear cause.” This is how Tampa resident Bruce Dangremond, explains his struggle of living with peripheral neuropathy, a disorder of the nervous system that results in chronic pain, numbness, and disability. Like Dangremond, there are 20 million other Americans affected by neuropathy. One in 15 Americans suffers from the debilitating disease — making it the leading cause of adult disability in the country, according to The Neuropathy Association. Neuropathy is mainly caused by chemotherapy, diabetes, hereditary disorders and other […]

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